Profile of Bob Wakeham

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  • A new level of gall

    Peter Penashue, I do believe, missed his true calling. He should have been a consultant. After all, there are consulting firms throughout the ...

  • NAPE ads are surely taking their toll

    Whenever Kathy Dunderdale happens to see that television ad that so effectively captures the head-scratching bewilderment of thousands of ...

  • Escaping from smokes

    OK, full disclosure time: I absolutely loved smoking, and I sometimes — sometimes being the operative word here — miss it dearly.And, oddly ...

  • Popes, premiers and other saviours

    Bless me Father Fourth Estate for I have sinned in having arrived lacking in punctuality to the papal punditry of recent weeks, but I hope my ...

  • Remember when polls actually meant something?

    With all this yak of late about the sleazy way politicians (imagine, politicians and sleaze mentioned in the same breath) try to manipulate ...

  • Lights, camera . . . opinion

    A somewhat peculiar letter to the editor last Saturday from an apparent wannabe film critic has given me an excuse to again delve into my ...

  • Dish it out? Be prepared to take it

    Before passing a comment or two on Randy Simms’ boorish, on-air description of one of his callers as an “arsehole,” I can’t help but admit to my ...

  • Crime and punishment

    All those neat and tidy and politically correct terms like redemption and rehabilitation and restorative justice evaporated completely last week ...

  • Lance the Liar

    About nine years ago, a former colleague of mine mailed me a copy of Lance Armstrong’s autobiography centring on the famous bicyclist’s fight ...

  • Finding a new Queen's representative

    It will be just a matter of time, I’m convinced, before I’ll be hearing from that committee established to come up with a list of names of ...